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Forests to use DNA fingerprinting for tiger census

As the Karnataka forest department analyses the data gathered during the six-day tiger census conducted in the state in January, various wildlife organisations have chipped in to identify the......

US census bureau to report same-sex couples

In a major policy reversal the US Commerce Department has officially announced that the US Census Bureau would report married same-sex couples in the 2010 census. The National Gay and Lesbian Task......

4 reasons why India needs a separate Union sanitation ministry

Sanitation is always clubbed with other departments, which lead to its neglect, says Devanik Saha. Sanitation in India is a grave issue. Though large scale campaigns have been launched by......

Protect the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right!

'The government's proposal to store citizens' data including Aadhaar data under its Digital India initiative on cloud is violative of the citizens' human rights because the cloud is admittedly......

Manipur faces crisis after floods ravage countryside

Manipur is under siege: Schools have been closed since July 9; violent bandhs and curfews are the order of the day while there are subtle misgivings and misinformation about the recently announced......

How 23 new banks will make an impact in India

RBI is planning to come up with 'on tap' licences which means there will not be any cut-off date for applying for the licences. The niche banks - small finance and payments banks -have been set up......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Amul plans to bring camel milk to the breakfast table

Dairy in Kutch to start processing milk, subject to central food standards body's nod; Gujarat government has already allocated funds; issues include creating a market Soon, Amul camel milk might......

Are states really serious about Digital India plan?

Official websites of some states haven’t been updated for years Does Bihar have only 10 cities with populations of more than 100,000? Is Uttar Pradesh so urbanised that 42.59 per cent of its......

Slum population in India? A whopping 6.55 crore!

The slums have been categorised into three divisions: notified, recognised but not notified and unidentified slums which are neither recognised nor notified. The slum population has increased from......

Thiruvannamalai has a lot of masala

Kavithalaya's latest Tamil film, Thiruvannamalai, is directed by Perarasu, the king of masala entertainers. The title, obviously, is in keeping with the director's fad of naming all his films after......

Andhra Pradesh bans Da Vinci

Taking a cue from five other states, the Andhra Pradesh government has imposed a ban on the screening of the controversial film, The Da Vinci Code in the state. The film was slated for release in......

Australia warns of high terror risk during CWG

Australia on Monday warned that there is a "high risk of terror attack" in New Delhi during the Commonwealth Games, while a jittery New Zealand also expressed concerns about the security of its......

Gill gives bizarre reason for increasing doping

India's sports minister M.S.Gill gave a bizarre reason to his cabinet colleagues while responding to increasing number of doping cases. Gill said this is due to India's high standard of detection......
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1,040 Panchayats to Be Free of Open Defecation

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has set a target to convert at least one block in each district and 1,040 gram panchayats as open defecation-free... ...
West Bengal govt to set up dolphin reserve in Hooghly

The endangered Gangetic dolphins will receive a fresh lease of life with the West Bengal forest department working to set up India's first dolphin... ...
Sensitisation programme on biometric enrollment held

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: As a part of the nationwide process of implementation of National Population Registration (NPR) and Biometric Enrollment... ...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday said saving the endangered tiger was the responsibility of all citizens of the country. Debuting... ...
Big B to launch 2 safari buses in new role as tiger ambassador

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will make his first public appearance at Sanjay Gandhi National Park tomorrow in his new role as the tiger... ...

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